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CRTC opens consult on Stingray-Newcap, Quebecor-Serdy deals

| 08/03/2018 3:47 pm EDT

The CRTC has set Sept. 4 as the deadline for comments in two acquisitions in the broadcasting sector. It opened consultations Friday on the proposed acquisition of Groupe Serdy by Quebecor Inc. and the deal for Stingray Digital Group Inc. to buy Newfoundland Capital Corporation Ltd. Quebecor has proposed to pay $1.79 million in tangible benefits, while Newcap has proposed $31 million. Both deals must receive CRTC approval to go ahead....

Quebecor buying Groupe Serdy for $24M

Media | 05/01/2018 5:26 pm EDT

Quebecor Inc. will add two new channels to its stable of specialty services with the acquisition of Groupe Serdy, announced Tuesday. As part of the $24-million transaction, Quebecor will acquire Évasion, a travel, adventure and food channel, and cooking and lifestyle...

CBC funding to destroy ‘precarious balance’ in industry: Que. broadcasters

Media | 05/25/2016 8:37 pm EDT

A group of Quebec broadcasters say that unless accountability measures are put in place, the increased funding the federal government has slated for CBC/Radio-Canada will be a “blank...